10 Assisted Living Facilities in Decatur, IL

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Randall Residence of Decatur

Provides: Assisted Living
1415 W. Mound Rd., Decatur, IL 62526
"At Randall Residence of Decatur you will find a caring, professional staff committed to your happiness and well-being. You can attend an array of social events and learning experiences or choose to..." More

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The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt....

Provides: Assisted Living
1635 Baltimore Ave. , Decatur, IL 62549
"My friend moved in to The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt. Zion. He gets his cleaning and laundry done, and he gets three meals a day. Once in a while the nurse will take a blood test, but most of..." More

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Imboden Creek Garden Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
185 W. Imboden Drive, Decatur, IL 62521
"Imboden had two-bedrooms, one-bedrooms and studios. It is quite comfortable and enough for one person. Their activities were wonderful and keep the people busy. They have good food served in three..." More

Tanglewood Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1293 S. 34th Street, Decatur, IL 62521
"Tanglewood Village is wonderful, pleasant, and bright. We went to visit a room, and each has its own kitchenette but not where my parent would actually cook. They have a place where you go eat, and..." More

Eagle Ridge of Decatur

Provides: Assisted Living
875 W. McKinley Ave., Decatur, IL 62526
"Eagle Ridge of Decatur is clean and the people are nice, friendly, and they treat my mother with kindness. It's a nice place. The staff members assist her with her needs and with her medicine. They..." More

Chelp

Provides: Assisted Living
1429 North Jasper Street , Decatur, IL 62526
"CHELP is a wonderful Senior Home Care Agency in Decatur Illinois! We had them help with the care of my Grandma's house care and shopping needs due to her not being able to get out and not being..." More

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Primrose Retirement Community of Decatur

Provides: Assisted Living
1145 West Arbor Drive, Decatur, IL 62526
"Primrose has a lovely environment with a staff dedicated to a quality of life for residents that is second to none! " More

Evergreen Place Supportive Living

Provides: Assisted Living
4825 E. Evergreen Court, Decatur, IL 62521
"We have selected Evergreen Place Supportive Living. We have eaten there, and it’s good. For my parents, it’s a 1-bedroom that 2 people can live. They have studio rooms, but that’s just for 1..." More

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Keystone Meadows Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
1415 West Mound Road, Decatur, IL 62526
"I moved to Keystone Gardens after 49 years in my own home. The move is one of the smartest I've ever made. It started as an open house and progressed to a more complete tour with my family with..." More

Lincolnshire Place - Decatur

Provides: Assisted Living
1215 W. Arbor Drive, Decatur, IL 62526

Assisted Living near Decatur, IL

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Decatur

  • Review of Eagle Ridge of Decatur

    Eagle Ridge of Decatur is clean and the people are nice, friendly, and they treat my mother with kindness. It's a nice place. The staff members assist her with her needs and with her medicine. They... Read more

    JM
  • Review of The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt. Zion

    My friend moved in to The Glenwood Supportive Living of Mt. Zion. He gets his cleaning and laundry done, and he gets three meals a day. Once in a while the nurse will take a blood test, but most of... Read more

    Barb
  • Review of Evergreen Place Supportive Living

    I do NOT suggest taking your loved one here if they have any form of Dementia. My loved one has dementia, and was placed on the waiting list for The Legacy side of the campus as soon as they arrive... Read more

    normiesmommie
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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Decatur

Located in Macon County along Sangamon River and Lake Decatur, Dectaur, Ill., is home to over 72,000 people — 18 percent seniors age 65 and over.  There are 21 assisted living facilities in Decatur, Illinois, are regulated by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Such facilities are defined by the state as those having three or more unrelated residents, 80 percent of whom are at least 55 years of age. 

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Decatur

  • Located in the heart of Illinois, along the Decatur and Sangamon Rivers, Decatur is known for its hot, humid summers and cold, snowy winters. The average high temperature is 36 degrees Fahrenheit in January and 87 degrees Fahrenheit in July, which can be uncomfortable for some seniors.

  • The city of Decatur is home to several community organizations, including the Central Illinois Agency on Aging, which offers meals on wheels, exercise programs and senior bus transportation, as well as a senior center.

  • Crime, especially theft and property crime, is a major problem in Decatur. The crime rate in Decatur is 48 percent higher than the national average and has increased by 11 percent in recent years.

  • The Decatur, Illinois, area is home to world-class medical facilities, including St. Mary's Hospital and Decatur Memorial Hospital, in the event of medical emergencies or illness.

  • There are several ways to get around Decatur. For seniors who drive, I-72 runs right through the city. In addition, the Decatur Public Transit System provides regular, scheduled public bus service throughout Decatur and between the city and other points in the county with discounted fares for seniors, as well as on-demand service for residents who can't easily use the regular system. 

  • Decatur is home to a number of cultural sites and museums. Chief among these are the Scovill Zoo, the Kirkland Fine Arts Center and the Hieronymus Mueller Museum. All of these attractions offer some type of senior discount.


Paying for Assisted Living in Decatur

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Illinois

$4,125.00 Pana
$4,000.00 US
$3,564.00 Springfield
$3,126.00 Decatur
$3,100.00 Monticello
$3,090.00 Mahomet
$2,800.00 Arcola

Assisted Living costs in Decatur start around $3,126 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Decatur and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Decatur

Eligible seniors who live in Decatur, Illinois, will find a number of state and federal assistance programs to help them pay for an assisted living facility. These include Choices for Carethe Illinois Supportive Living Program and Supplemental Security Income Category G.

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Illinois page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Decatur

Decatur and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Decatur

Decatur-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Illinois are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Illinois page for more information about these laws.